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County of Tehama

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $20.36 – $24.80 Hourly
$1,628.80 – $1,984.00 Biweekly

Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Cadastral Drafting
Technician, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Under general supervision, this position provides skilled drafting work in preparing, maintaining
and updating parcel maps; determines property ownership; researches and resolves conflicts
related to property descriptions and ownership related to valuation and taxation issues; and
performs related work as required.

Cadastral Drafting Technician: This is the entry level class in the cadastral drafting series. This
position differs from that of the Chief Cadastral Drafting Technician as it performs the more
routine administrative and clerical support, while learning to perform the drafting and mapping
related duties, in the production of the assessment roll. The work requires the interpretation and
application of policies, procedures, and regulations and may involve frequent contact with the
public, as well as performing research and monitoring functions.
Duties are performed initially under close supervision. As experience is gained the incumbent
begins to perform more independently.
When the position is allocated as flexibly staffed, the incumbent may be promoted to Chief
Cadastral Drafting Technician after acquiring the required experience and demonstrating the
ability to successfully perform independently at the higher level.

Prepares, revises, and maintains Assessor’s parcel maps and plats to determine property
ownership for the purposes of valuation and taxation. | Reviews deeds, legal descriptions, title
changes, maps, aerial photographs, recorded surveys, and other documents to obtain property
information. | Drafts new maps from recorded subdivision, parcel maps, and other data; draws
property boundaries; calculates acreage and square footage of parcels; assigns number to
newly created parcels. | Responds to inquiries and requests for information regarding property
mapping, ownership and location; assists in interpreting and applying regulations, policies,
procedures, systems, rules, and precedents in response to inquiries and complaints from other
County departments, various agencies, and the public. | Organizes and maintains various
administrative, confidential, and reference records and tracking systems involving property splits,
combinations, and parcel changes. | Performs other specialized technical duties to support the
preparation, processing, and maintenance of the parcel maps, including preparing property splits
and combinations, determining access to parcels for appraisal use, plotting highways, and other
public owned routes, and updating various district maps. | Writes legal descriptions for property
going to tax sale. | Reviews tentative subdivision maps for Planning Commission approval. |
Assists other staff in conducting historical property tracking or performing property splits. |
Performs research, analysis, and report preparation related to the activities of mapping and title
of property; prepares reports and provides information to other staff and agencies. | Gathers,
assembles, updates, and distributes a variety of department specific information, forms, records,
documentation, permits, and data as requested; enters information into appropriate databases. |
Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and
materials to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work
area. | Performs a wide variety of general office and administrative duties, including researching
information for reports, preparing reports and correspondence, reviewing and analyzing reports
and records, attending meetings, copying and filing documents, entering data into the computer,
and operating a variety of computer programs. | Performs other related duties as assigned.

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills
and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • An Associates Degree from an accredited college with major coursework in drafting, surveying or a related field.
  • One (1) year of experience in skilled drafting and map drawing.
  • Ability to utilize current drawing instruments and software, including AutoCAD.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Requires a valid California driver’s license.

Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Cadastral Drafting
Technician, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required
degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

How To Apply: Apply online by visiting and search for the job title.

For questions about this recruitment contact:
Ken Brown
530-527-5931 |

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background,
fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None